Assistant County Attorney
Joined the Office in 2012
Mark Journey’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, constitutional claims, and election law. He also represents the Broward County Emergency Management Division, and the Cultural Division, and serves as liaison to the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
Before joining the County Attorney’s Office, Mr. Journey was a partner with the law firms Brinkley Morgan in Fort Lauderdale and Coffey Burlington in Miami, litigating complex commercial cases in federal and state courts. He represented clients in management disputes, in cases involving allegations of corporate fraud, theft of trade secrets, and breach of contract. Mr. Journey also represented plaintiffs in several high profile discrimination cases. He litigated election law violations and defended several Florida elected officials in investigations by the Federal Elections Commission.
Mr. Journey started his legal career as an associate in the Miami office of Berger Singerman. Mr. Journey is a former board member of the historic Stranahan House in Fort Lauderdale, and the Brazilian Business Group of Broward and Palm Beach Counties. He also is a former member and chair of a Florida Bar Grievance Committee for the 17th Judicial Circuit, which reviews complaints about attorneys.
Before entering law, Mr. Journey was a reporter for the St. Petersburg Times and other Florida newspapers. He wrote about local politics and legal affairs, and had assignments in Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Cuba. Mr. Journey is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.
Awards and Recognitions
- Florida Super Lawyer, 2011 and 2012